Uber Loan Program in Vietnam Drives Shift Away From Scooters

Uber is helping Vietnamese workers finance an upgrade from their scooters to brand new sedans in an effort to attract drivers loyal to its ridesharing service amidst intense competition.

Anthony Bourdain and President Obama Film ‘Parts Unknown’ Together in Hanoi

Nothing like making a little history over a $6 lunch.

Vietnam Drops Visa Requirements for 5 European Countries

There's rarely a downside when visa requirements are loosened.

Pilots Playing Sick Win Pay Raises at Vietnam Airlines

Pilot hirings in Asia can't keep pace with the growth of aviation in the region, making for a very nice market for captains and first officers looking for new cockpit gigs.

Vietnam Opens the Door to Gay Travelers By Dropping Same-Sex Marriage Ban

Anthony Bourdain’s ‘Parts Unknown’ Episode 4: Vivacious in Vietnam

Bourdain's enthusiasm for a destination defines the tone of an episode, and this is one in which clearly all involved were more than happy to be there.

Vietnam Airlines IPO Fails to Draw a Foreign Investor for Six Years

Although tourism throughout Asia is on the rise, aviation has proved a risky investment, making it difficult to draw investors even in the most optimistic cases.

Chinese Travelers Are Staying Away From Southeast Asia, Even With Discounts

Who would have thought two years ago that China would be providing a boost to Japanese tourism.

Vietnam Pushes a Safe, Friendly Destination in New Tourism Campaign

Vietnam is smart to focus on its largest source markets through familiarization trips, but it would also be wise to develop and build a clear brand via social media to reach tourists further away.

Bali Courts Tourists While Its Neighbors Struggle With Coups and Conflicts

Stability and convenience in Bali could be a winning tourism formula as travelers skip Thailand and military-imposed curfews.